Graduate students at RWU utilize personal vehicles or local bus service to access campus. Rideshare services are also available from Lyft and Uber.

Personal Vehicles

Graduate students can park personal vehicles in designated areas on campus. All graduate students attending courses during daytime hours at the Main Campus in Bristol are required to obtain a parking permit. Read more on the RWU Parking Website.

Regional Bus Service (RIPTA)

The RWU Bristol and Providence campuses are served by regional bus service provided by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). A public bus stop is located immediately in front of the Main Campus in Bristol and is served by the 60 and 61x bus routes. Further details are available on the RIPTA website


RWU is served by two major airports. T.F.Green Airport (PVD) is located in Warwick, RI, and is approximately a 30-40 minute drive from the RWU Main Campus and 15 minutes from RWU Providence. Logan International Airport (BOS) is located in Boston, MA, and is approximately a one-hour drive from the RWU Main Campus. Both airports have regional, national, and international flight options. 

Rail Service

Students who wish to travel to the area by train can utilize train services from Amtrak or the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Amtrak serves stations in Providence, RI, and Kingston, RI, on the Northeast Regional train with stops from Virginia Beach to Boston. Train stations in Providence and Wickford, RI, are served by the MBTA Providence/Stoughton line with service to southeastern Massachusetts and Boston.